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2022 Best Colleges for Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services

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338

Graduates Per Year

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$54K

Average Salary

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#310

Most Popular Major

Popularity

Somewhat Unpopular

338

95% NATIONAL AVG

Diplomas Received Last Year

32

83% NATIONAL AVG

Colleges Offering this Degree

Most Popular Degrees

309

International Economics

341

310

Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services

338

Cost

Median Cost

$28,555

11% NATIONAL AVG

Median Degree Cost

Most Expensive Degrees

233

Educational Administration and Supervision

$28,653

234

Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services

$28,555

235

Landscape Architecture

$28,474

Salary

Very Low Salary

$20,491

47% NATIONAL AVG

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

Average Salary

397

Christian Studies

$20,828

398

Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services

$20,491

Professors

Very Bad

3.8/5

5% NATIONAL AVG

Median Student Rating

Highest Student Rated Professors

288

Social Psychology

289

Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services

290

Computer Science

Students

Not Diverse

2/5

43.82% NATIONAL AVG

Student Diversity Index

Most Diverse

390

Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services

391

Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services

392

Home Economics Teacher Education

SUMMARY

Studying Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services is not only a valuable choice, but typically an obligatory first step for pupils choosing to enter a career as a veterinary assistant, an animal trainer, or a college agriculture science professor. Interestingly, agricultural and domestic animal services is a ​unique major being the 310th most popular degree. Last year alone, there were 338 agricultural and domestic animal services diplomas received. In-state tuition for agricultural and domestic animal services at private colleges is, on average, 3.5 times more pricey than their public rivals.

With just 32 institutions offering agricultural and domestic animal services there could be a more finite list of the institutions which will have a degree program for you. If you're looking to surround yourself with other agricultural and domestic animal services students, consider looking at schools in Colorado which have more undergraduates admitted to agricultural and domestic animal services than any other state. More generally, the top region to pursue agricultural and domestic animal services is in the Rocky Mountains region with Colorado State University-Fort Collins, Rocky Mountain College, and The University of Montana-Western best representing the region. Interestingly, our selection of the best conference to study agricultural and domestic animal services is the Mountain West Conference with Colorado State University-Fort Collins representing the conference. From our comprehensive list on the best colleges, our choice for the best university for agricultural and domestic animal services is Colorado State University-Fort Collins.

The 'best' school does not mean it is the best school for you. There might be many more perspectives to weigh when choosing school. Things such as campus amenities, transportation services, and food could definitely impact your choice on which college to attend. At Authority, we examined the pros and cons for you. If, as an example, you want to know which agricultural and domestic animal services university has the top campus, the winner is Colorado State University-Fort Collins. If you are very interested in which university boasts the best campus, then we have a whole page dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through professor reviews, government databases, student reviews, and more so we can compare each major in an unbiased and informative way. You can explore our well researched list for the universities with the best student life here and from that list, our choice for the college with the best student life for agricultural and domestic animal services is Savannah College of Art and Design. Curious why? Keep scrolling to learn more about Authority's top recommendations. Many of our conclusions might shock you.

If expense is a significant influence in your decisions, you might consider avoiding Savannah College of Art and Design. Savannah College of Art and Design appears to be our most expensive school for agricultural and domestic animal services, at least for out of state attendance. That being said, we have a page for the most expensive universities that might put the cost at Savannah College of Art and Design into perspective. For more context, you could be interested to know that agricultural and domestic animal services is the 234th most expensive major in the nation, with an average bill of $28,600. To zoom out a little, the most costly state for agricultural and domestic animal services in the country is Georgia with expenses at the main institution, Savannah College of Art and Design, of $37,575. Even more broadly, the most costly region of the U.S. for agricultural and domestic animal services is the Mid East region which is best demonstrated with Centenary University with a cost of $32,572, Houghton College with a cost of $32,930, and Saint Francis University with a cost of $36,970.

Our cheapest region for agricultural and domestic animal services is the Southwest region which is represented by West Texas A & M University with a cost of $6,960. More optimistically, the most affordable college for agricultural and domestic animal services is West Texas A & M University. Our full list of the most affordable colleges can be found here.

In-state students can expect to pay about $8,900 for a degree in agricultural and domestic animal services. That price swells dramatically to a median of $17,800 for an out-of-state public-school student. On that note, our pick for the university representing the best value for agricultural and domestic animal services: Colorado State University-Fort Collins. On this page you will see our comprehensive list on the universities we believe to be the best value overall. Do know, this discussion is predicated on being an out-of-state student. The value proposition changes when in-state tuition costs are considered, but we do not know in which states any one student has residency.

Earnings for agricultural and domestic animal services majors can differ, but within two years finishing the degree graduates will typically earn in the neighborhood of $54,200. There can be much variation in earnings; top earners can bring in up to $120,500. Even straight out of school, the minimum earning opportunities within the agricultural and domestic animal services field earn $24,000, which isn't that bad. The highest earning graduates for agricultural and domestic animal services graduated from Saint Francis University and if you are looking for schools with all of the highest earning graduates, we have that too.

The all-around diversity of agricultural and domestic animal services falls subpar, ranking in only the 1st percentile of all programs. The school with the highest composite diversity for agricultural and domestic animal services is Johnson & Wales University-Providence and here you can find our comprehensive list for the schools which have the most diversity. The financial diversity of the Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services major ranks only within the 69th percentile of all majors. Racial diversity is even less in the 2nd percentile. White collegians compose the largest proportion at 88% of students studying agricultural and domestic animal services. Additionally, 93% of students pursuing an agricultural and domestic animal services major are women.

The median ranking of agricultural and domestic animal services' professors is 3.8 stars, a rating which is 5% below the average for every major; this is a subpar score. If you want the most popular agricultural and domestic animal services professor in the nation, take a look at Elizabeth Kirk at University of Washington-Seattle Campus. This may be shocking, but the top ranked agricultural and domestic animal services instructors from student rankings come from University of Washington-Seattle Campus. As we consider data beyond basic rankings it becomes clear that the school possessing the overall best professors for agricultural and domestic animal services is Colorado State University-Fort Collins. You can find more detail on our evolving ranking methodology of the best overall professors here, along with many of the finest professors nationwide.

Finally, the hardest college to get into for agricultural and domestic animal services is Stephens College. While we think of this list more as a novelty, we do have a comprehensive page of the hardest colleges to get into. With that said, we do hope you understand that considering higher education through a lens mainly informed by superlatives might cause issues. We hope you look at some of our other pages on individual universities and explore a few of our background pages on useful details to look out for as your college search develops.

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The University of Findlay

#1 Best Colleges for Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services

The University of Findlay is a small private institution located in Findlay, OH ranked 29th in Ohio. It has a total of 3,863 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 77.22% of applicants. The University of Findlay offers 104 different majors and is best known for its Pre-Veterinary Studies, Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services, and Pre-Physical Therapy Studies programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $34,200 per year, The University of Findlay is reasonably pricey. 58.93% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to bring home roughly $43,200 per year, which is 4% above the national median.

Findlay, OH

www.findlay.edu/

C+

Rating

77%

Acceptance

5,561

Students

#760

Ranking

$34,200

Tuition

Colorado State University-Fort Collins

#2 Best Colleges for Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services

Colorado State University-Fort Collins is a very large public university located in Fort Collins, CO ranked 6th in Colorado. It has a total of 28,398 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting in the neighborhood of four out of five applicants. Colorado State University-Fort Collins offers 249 different majors and is best known for its Ecology, Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services, and Construction Engineering Technology programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 3rd respectively). With an annual tuition of $9,426 for in-state students and $28,147 for those from out-of-state, Colorado State University-Fort Collins is reasonably costly. 61.27% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, working. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to earn close to $47,100 per year, which is 13% over the national median.

Fort Collins, CO

colostate.edu

B+

Rating

81%

Acceptance

37,356

Students

#395

Ranking

$28,147

Tuition

Centenary University

#3 Best Colleges for Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services

Centenary University is a small private college located in Hackettstown, NJ ranked 20th in New Jersey. It has a total of 1,443 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 75.04% of applicants. Centenary University offers 43 different majors and is best known for its Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services, Theatre Management, and Fashion Design programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 3rd, and 19th respectively). With an annual tuition of $32,572 per year, Centenary University is reasonably expensive. 57.56% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, joining the labor market. After finishing college, alumni go on to earn about $45,800 per year, which is 10% above the national median.

Hackettstown, NJ

www.centenaryuniversity.edu

C+

Rating

75%

Acceptance

2,180

Students

#748

Ranking

$32,572

Tuition

Asbury University

#4 Best Colleges for Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services

Asbury University is a small private institution located in Wilmore, KY ranked 7th in Kentucky. It has a total of 1,835 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 64.41% of applicants. Asbury University offers 70 different majors and is best known for its Religious Music, Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services, and Missionary Studies programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 4th, and 4th respectively). With an annual tuition of $30,654 per year, Asbury University is reasonably high-priced. 58.25% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, working. After finishing college, alumni go on to earn around $34,900 per year, which is 16% less than the national median.

Wilmore, KY

www.asbury.edu

C+

Rating

64%

Acceptance

2,169

Students

#768

Ranking

$30,654

Tuition

Johnson & Wales University-Providence

#5 Best Colleges for Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services

Johnson & Wales University-Providence is a mid-sized private institution located in Providence, RI ranked 9th in Rhode Island. It has a total of 7,399 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 92.72% acceptance rate. Johnson & Wales University-Providence offers 62 different majors and is best known for its Culinary Arts, Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services, and Counseling Psychology programs (nationally ranked 1st, 4th, and 4th respectively). With an annual tuition of $33,054 per year, Johnson & Wales University-Providence is somewhat moderately high-priced. 54.78% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, working. Open graduating, alumni go on to take home around $38,800 per year, which is 7% less than the national median.

Providence, RI

www.jwu.edu/campuses/providence/index.html

C+

Rating

93%

Acceptance

8,227

Students

#732

Ranking

$33,054

Tuition

Savannah College of Art and Design

#6 Best Colleges for Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services

Savannah College of Art and Design is a large private art school located in Savannah, GA ranked 10th in Georgia. It has a total of 12,966 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 95.91% of applicants. Savannah College of Art and Design offers 64 different majors and is best known for its Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects, Illustration, and Apparel and Textiles programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $37,575 per year, Savannah College of Art and Design is rather costly. 60% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to make about $36,400 per year, which is 12% below the national median.

Savannah, GA

www.scad.edu

B-

Rating

96%

Acceptance

16,065

Students

#543

Ranking

$37,575

Tuition

William Woods University

#7 Best Colleges for Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services

William Woods University is a small private institution located in Fulton, MO ranked 17th in Missouri. It has a total of 1,057 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 64% acceptance rate. William Woods University offers 56 different majors and is best known for its American Sign Language and Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services programs, which are respectively ranked 3rd and 7th in the nation. With an annual tuition of $23,950 per year, William Woods University is reasonably high-priced. 59.84% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, joining the workforce. After graduation, alumni go on to earn roughly $36,500 per year, which is 12% below the national median.

Fulton, MO

https://www.williamwoods.edu

C+

Rating

64%

Acceptance

2,888

Students

#952

Ranking

$23,950

Tuition

The University of Montana-Western

#8 Best Colleges for Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services

The University of Montana-Western is a small public college located in Dillon, MT ranked 5th in Montana. It has a total of 1,791 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting just about five ninths of applicants. The University of Montana-Western offers 43 different majors and is best known for its Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services and Ecology programs, which are respectively ranked 8th and 22nd in the United States. With an annual tuition of $4,523 for students from Montana and $15,913 for those from out-of-state, The University of Montana-Western is moderately priced. 31.39% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to make close to $30,400 per year, which is 27% less than the national median.

Dillon, MT

w.umwestern.edu/

C

Rating

56%

Acceptance

1,791

Students

#1492

Ranking

$15,913

Tuition

Midway University

#9 Best Colleges for Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services

Midway University is a small private institution located in Midway, KY ranked 16th in Kentucky. It has a total of 1,243 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting a smidgeon under 60% of applicants. Midway University offers 28 different majors and is best known for its Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services program, which is ranked 9th in the United States. With an annual tuition of $24,500 per year, Midway University is reasonably high-priced. 36.1% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, joining the labor force. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to bring in more or less $34,500 per year, which is 17% below the national median.

Midway, KY

www.midway.edu

C

Rating

60%

Acceptance

1,546

Students

#1613

Ranking

$24,500

Tuition

Stephens College

#10 Best Colleges for Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services

Stephens College is a very small private liberal arts college located in Columbia, MO ranked 23rd in Missouri. It has a total of 575 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 56.25% of applicants. Stephens College offers 38 different majors and is best known for its Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services, Medical Records Administration, and Fashion Merchandising programs (nationally ranked 10th, 22nd, and 28th respectively). With an annual tuition of $22,500 per year, Stephens College is reasonably pricey. 50.24% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, working. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to earn about $33,900 per year, which is 18% under the national median.

Columbia, MO

https://www.stephens.edu

C+

Rating

56%

Acceptance

784

Students

#1145

Ranking

$22,500

Tuition

Rocky Mountain College

#11 Best Colleges for Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services

Rocky Mountain College is a small private institution located in Billings, MT ranked 2nd in Montana. It has a total of 929 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 59.18% of applicants. Rocky Mountain College offers 52 different majors and is best known for its Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services, Accounting and Business Management, and Air Transportation programs (nationally ranked 11th, 14th, and 30th respectively). With an annual tuition of $28,962 per year, Rocky Mountain College is reasonably high-priced. 44.06% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to make around $38,800 per year, which is 7% less than the national median.

Billings, MT

https://www.rocky.edu

C+

Rating

59%

Acceptance

1,059

Students

#914

Ranking

$28,962

Tuition

West Texas A & M University

#13 Best Colleges for Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services

West Texas A & M University is a mid-sized public college located in Canyon, TX ranked 67th in Texas. It has a total of 8,462 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 68.95% of applicants. West Texas A & M University offers 95 different majors and is best known for its Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services, Agronomy and Crop Science, and Agricultural Public Services programs (nationally ranked 13th, 19th, and 19th respectively). With an annual tuition of $5,554 for in-state students and $6,960 for those from out-of-state, West Texas A & M University is very cheap. 46.24% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, entering the labor market. After graduation, alumni go on to earn around $42,700 per year, which is 3% greater than the national median.

Canyon, TX

www.wtamu.edu

C

Rating

69%

Acceptance

11,875

Students

#1380

Ranking

$6,960

Tuition

Saint Francis University

#14 Best Colleges for Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services

Saint Francis University is a small private institution located in Loretto, PA ranked 81st in Pennsylvania. It has a total of 2,893 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 74.54% of applicants. Saint Francis University offers 95 different majors and is best known for its Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, and Occupational Therapy programs (nationally ranked 9th, 10th, and 12th respectively). With an annual tuition of $36,970 per year, Saint Francis University is rather expensive. 38.32% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, employment. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to earn more or less $52,200 per year, which is 26% above the national median.

Loretto, PA

www.francis.edu

C+

Rating

75%

Acceptance

3,670

Students

#884

Ranking

$36,970

Tuition

Wilmington College

#15 Best Colleges for Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services

Wilmington College is a small private institution located in Wilmington, OH ranked 65th in Ohio. It has a total of 1,365 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 78.18% of applicants. Wilmington College offers 33 different majors and is best known for its Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services and Agricultural Business and Management programs, which are respectively ranked 15th and 45th in the US. With an annual tuition of $25,900 per year, Wilmington College is reasonably costly. 56.99% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, working. After finishing college, alumni go on to bring in more or less $40,000 per year, which is 4% below the national median.

Wilmington, OH

https://www.wilmington.edu

C

Rating

78%

Acceptance

1,365

Students

#1438

Ranking

$25,900

Tuition

North Dakota State University-Main Campus

#16 Best Colleges for Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services

North Dakota State University-Main Campus is a large public university located in Fargo, ND ranked 3rd in North Dakota. It has a total of 11,852 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 93.56% of applicants. North Dakota State University-Main Campus offers 260 different majors and is best known for its Biology Teacher Education, Home Economics Teacher Education, and Veterinary Technology programs (nationally ranked 8th, 10th, and 11th respectively). With an annual tuition of $8,275 for in-state students and $12,413 for those from out-of-state, North Dakota State University-Main Campus is pretty inexpensive. 55.35% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to take home about $48,200 per year, which is 16% greater than the national median.

Fargo, ND

https://www.ndsu.edu

C+

Rating

94%

Acceptance

14,503

Students

#911

Ranking

$12,413

Tuition